From my very first post I wanted to pay homage to the speech which inspired the title of my blog, Ain't I a Woman? by Sojourner Truth. Such a beautiful speech, such a beautiful name, such a beautiful woman. It is one of my favorite pieces. I strive to emulate this style in my own work. Poetic and powerful. Honest and unafraid. Memorable. And I like brevity. It too is beautiful. This is the standard I wish to be held to as I explore the question with you ~ ain't I a writer?
"Obliged to you for hearing me, and I do have a few things more to say..."

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Dead Poets

     I found this quite interesting. You might not... Ten states are celebrating Dead Poets Day, and New Hampshire and Maine have both planned special celebrations. I can't participate in any of the fun because my holiday weekend is already booked. But I did enjoy this slide show some of the Maine celebrants put together. Some one from New Hampshire should step up;

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